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Stories with subject: Genomics
  • MSU gets $5.1 million federal grant for mint genome mapping 
    Updated: Jul-26-15 7:28 pm

    EAST LANSING, Michigan - A Michigan State University researcher is heading a $5.1 million study of the genetic structure of the mint family of plants, which the school says could have many benefits for humans beyond flavoring food and chewing gum.

  • Kiwi DNA study reveals bird lost color vision 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 9:01 pm

    BERLIN - Scientists say they have sequenced the genome of the brown kiwi for the first time, revealing that the shy, flightless bird likely lost its ability to see colors after it became nocturnal tens of millions of years ago.